16 December 2019


Turkey's Erdogan threatens to close two US military bases (13)
By AFP 16 December 2019 | 4:10 am Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday threatened to close two strategic military bases used by the United States in Turkey, after Washington warned of sanctions over Ankara buying Russian arms. "If necessary, we can close Incirlik and we can close Kurecik," Erdogan on the pro-government A Haber television channel.
Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial (6)
Senate Democratic leader proposes that at least four witnesses be subpoenaed to testify in impeachment trial of President Trump. Ben Ariel, 16/12/19 03:00 Chuck Schumer Reuters Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer proposed in a letter released on Sunday that at least four witnesses, including acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton, be
'I was wrong:' James Comey admits 'real sloppiness' in Russia probe (4)
By Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times - Updated: 11:56 a.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2019 Former FBI director James Comey admitted Sunday that he was "wrong" - and Inspector General Michael Horowitz was right - about the agency's sloppy handling of FISA applications for warrants against a former Trump campaign official. "He's right, I was wrong," Mr.
Key Democrat says Trump impeachment is needed to stop 'a crime in progress' but Republicans already against ouster (6)
AFP-JIJI WASHINGTON - A key Democratic lawmaker said Sunday that President Donald Trump's misconduct amounted to "a crime in progress" that threatens U.S. democracy, as the full House prepares for a historic vote on impeachment. "Do we have a constitutional democracy, or do we have a monarchy, where the president is unaccountable?" Rep.
Turkey may close 2 military bases used by U.S. "if necessary": president (5)
Video PlayerClose ANKARA, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) - Turkey may close two military bases where U.S. soldiers are stationed if "necessary," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on late Sunday. "If necessary, we will hold discussions with all our delegations, and if necessary, we may close the Incirlik (air base in southern Adana province) and Kurecik (radar station in eastern Malatya province) bases," the Turkish
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